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China Trade Talks Restart As White House Explores Escalation Options

quoting Elizabeth Economyvia The New York Times
Friday, October 11, 2019
American and Chinese officials met for the 13th round of trade negotiations on Thursday amid growing expectations of a limited deal that could ease tensions and address some of President Trump’s concerns about China’s economic practices.
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Opinion: The Future Of Social Security Impacts Almost Every Person In America. Why Aren’t The Presidential Candidates Talking About It?

quoting John F. Coganvia Market Watch
Friday, October 11, 2019

An extra $24 a month. That’s how much the average Social Security recipient will get in 2020. That’s according to the Social Security Administration, which said Thursday that the cost-of-living-adjustment (COLA) is being bumped up 1.6%.

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Former Secretary Of State Condoleezza Rice Talks Foreign Policy

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia The Observer
Friday, October 11, 2019
Former National Security Advisor and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke Thursday evening about global affairs and America’s role in the world at a lecture co-hosted by the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy and the Notre Dame International Security Center (NDISC).
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On The Whistleblower Kerfuffle, Imagine A Different Scenario

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Friday, October 11, 2019

Imagine . . . If in early 2015, some White House staffers transcribing confidential presidential calls were disturbed about one conversation that President Obama had with Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif.

Jack Goldsmith speaks at Hoover's 2014 Fall Retreat
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A Harvard Law Professor Examines The Hoffa Case To Make Amends

featuring Jack Goldsmithvia Law & Liberty
Friday, October 11, 2019

In Hoffa’s Shadow is a memoir of growing up, a reinvestigation of one of the most notorious murders in American history, and a reflection on Jimmy Hoffa’s effect on the labor movement. The first two aspects are linked by the extraordinary fact that the author is the stepson of the man most often accused of driving Hoffa to his death. The book is even more noteworthy by virtue of the not less extraordinary fact that the author is also a distinguished law professor, Jack Goldsmith of Harvard University.

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The Cybersecurity 202: There's A Fight Brewing Over Homeland Security's Push For Subpoena Power

quoting Herbert Linvia The Washington Post
Thursday, October 10, 2019
The U.S. government is currently seeing warning signs of cyberattacks on industrial control systems that could cause massive financial damage or loss of life -- and there's nothing it can do to alert the companies that own them.
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When Another Advisor Gives Terrible Advice To A Client

cited Amit Seru via Financial Planning
Thursday, October 10, 2019
The gray-haired gentleman was about the same age as my dad. Sitting across from me, he seemed nervous and maybe a little embarrassed.
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Hutchins Roundup: Taxing High Earners, Borrowing When Unemployed, And More

cited Joshua D. Rauhvia Brookings Institution
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Studies in this week’s Hutchins Roundup find that increasing taxes on high-income earners in California leads to out-migration, consumers don’t increase borrowing when they become unemployed and more.
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Activist Investor And ‘Skeptical Environmentalist’ Face Off On Climate Change

featuring Bjorn Lomborgvia Energy Voice
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre and author of The Skeptical Environmentalist, was making the case that climate change “is not the end of the world”.

Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution Collection, Box 2, Hoover Institution Archives
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China Lashes Out At Western Businesses As It Tries To Cut Support For Hong Kong Protests

quoting Elizabeth Economyvia The Washington Post
Tuesday, October 8, 2019

It’s not just professional basketball drawing China’s wrath. As China sanctioned the National Basketball Association this week for a pro-Hong Kong message delivered by one of its team leaders, other American companies scrambled to avoid fallout of their own.

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